Take a tour around actress Rachel Griffiths' mid-century modern home

Six Feet Under star Rachel Griffiths' LA home screams classic mid-century style - take a tour here. For more inspiraing home ideas, visit housetohome.co.uk

Property A mid-century modern LA house built in 1962.
Space 3 bedrooms and bathrooms, 2 living rooms, a study, and open-plan kitchen/dining space, a covered indoor-outdoor area and an art studio in the basement.

Six Feet Under star Rachel Griffiths' LA home features long, horizontal lines that are typical of mid-century Californian architecture.

1/10 Mid-century modern house exterior

exterior of house with green lawn and blue sky

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

Bright chairs enliven the minimal style. Find similar at Primrose London.

2/10 French doors

room with white tiles wall and glass door

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

The owners chose the home for its indoor-outdoor vibe, achieved by large French doors and a covered outdoor area.

The walls are painted throughout with non-toxic VOC-free white paints - Earthborn Paints stock similar.

3/10 Dramatic living space

living space with metal chair and white vase

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

The owners have used tongue-and-groove walls to create a feeling of height in their low-level home. Their choice of slender boards updates the traditional look.

The chair is a baby Bertoia - find similar at Knoll.

4/10 Patio area

patio area with fire pit and potted plant

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

At the rear of the house, a sunken patio with a fire pit is complemented by original mid-century pieces.

The Lobachi fire pit featured here is a 1955 design, but Toast stock similar.

5/10 Romantic garden

garden with green trees and house

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

The exterior is enjoyed by all the family -  a vegetable garden, treehouse and a kids patio all feature. A rope ladder and haystacks provide playtime fun.

For chairs like these, try IKEA.

6/10 Serene home office

home office room with laptop and rug

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

This home office overlooks the garden, which injects a soothing atmosphere into the space.

The chair is Hans Wegner and the desk is an Eames design. Find similar chairs at Utility Design.

7/10 Luxurious living area

living room with green chair and fur rug

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

The couple have installed eco-friendly floor tiles throughout the property.

The chairs here are Hans Wegner Papa Bear chairs and were bought at auction - but you can find similar vintage designs at Retro Sixty.

8/10 Open-plan kitchen

open kitchen with glass vase and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

As the family are thinking of moving in the next few years, they decided not to put in a permanent kitchen, opting instead for freestanding kitchen units from IKEA.

9/10 Family room

family room with frame and red sofa

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

The family living space is relaxed and simply furnished with a mixture of inexpensive items and investment pieces.

The modular sofa is by Kartell, and is upholstered with practical orange wet-suit material.

10/10 Gloriously girly bedroom

bedroom with white bedlinen red rug

(Image credit: Future PLC /Richard Powers)

This child's bedroom is personalised with an enlarged family holiday photograph set behind the bed.

The Lucite vanity table and stool are 1970s originals, find similar perspex furniture at Carew Jones.

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Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.